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Historical Harpsichord Technique

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Yonit Lea Kosovske surveys early music and writing about keyboard performance with the aim of facilitating the development of an expressive tone in the modern player. Reviewing the work of the pedagogues and performers of the late Renaissance through the late Baroque, she gives special emphasis to la douceur du toucher or a gentle touch. Other topics addressed include posture, early pedagogy, exercises, articulation, and fingering patterns. Illustrated with musical examples as well as photos of the author at the keyboard, Historical Harpsichord Technique can be used for individual or group lessons and for amateurs and professionals.

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Indiana University Press United States
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Bloomington, IN, United States
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About Yonit Lea Kosovske
Yonit Kosovske performs on both modern and historical keyboard instruments as a soloist and chamber artist. She has produced several solo CDs, the most recent of which include La Gracieuse, French chaconnes, passacailles, & preludes (La Douceur, 2010) and Keyboard Music of Girolamo Frescobaldi (Focus, 2010). Kosovske lives in Ireland, where she performs as a freelance artist and teaches at ... Read more

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The basic approach to playing the harpsichord with sensitivity which Kosovske encourages is absolutely right, and this will be a valuable reference book for those setting out to play the harpsichord seriously. Because so much of the material presented here is relevant to any early keyboard instrument, it will be of value to other performers as well, particularly those playing ... Read more

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